CIO-plus: Three trends that warrant the CIO's close attention in 2014

CIO-plus: Three trends that warrant the CIO's close attention in 2014

A roundup of news, reviews and trends for business technology leaders.

3 Ways Enterprise IT Will Change in 2014

The holiday season is a great time to look back at the year, with an eye toward what we in the ever-changing world of information technology can expect in 2014. These three trends warrant your close attention in the new year.

CIO career trajectory: Leaving chemistry for the ‘information business’

How Steve Rubinow of Thomson Reuters started as a university professor with a PhD in chemistry, and moved to a succession of business technology executive roles in food manufacturing, car rental and finance.

Your next job, next year, may be self-employment

Tech industry sees a shift to independent workers - and different kinds of opportunities for IT pros.

Top vendors like Google, Apple hope to take smartwatches mainstream in 2014

Smartwatch developers must focus on cutting prices, adding more apps, and improving the look to attract broad consumer interest.

10 Stories That Shaped Tech Policy in 2013

Two of the biggest stories of 2013 - arguably the biggest, at least of the second half of the year -- had technology stamped all over them.

Essential reading from our archives:

Bruce Schneier: 'We live in a feudal security world'

We pledge our allegiance to the service providers -- the likes of Google, Facebook - and expect them to provide us with security in return -- akin to serfs and peasants paying tribute to their lords in the form of personal data, says Schneier, the author of Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust Society Needs to Survive, and chief security technology officer at BT.

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